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2020 NCOA Virtual Annual Meeting - CME available October 3, 2020 - January 2, 2021

NCOA’s leadership has made the difficult choice to transition the in-person Fall Conference into launching our first-ever virtual program on Friday, October 2nd. 

PRE-RECORDED CME PRESENTATIONS – (Available Online from Oct. 3, 2020 - January 2, 2021)  The CME portion of this meeting will be pre-recorded for On-Demand viewing at your leisure and will be available on Oct 3, 2020 at 12:01am until Jan 2, 2021 at 11:59pm. These sessions will be hosted on the SR-AHEC CME portal.

  • Hand / Upper Extremity (15 minutes each for a total of 30 minutes)
    • Orthopaedic Surgeon Time Allocation During the Clinical Encounter – Andrew G. Wohler , MD
    • Surgical Management of Chronic Spinal Accessory Nerve Injury – Amy P. Trammell, MD

  • Hip and Knee (15 minutes each for a total of 1 hour)
    • Patient Compliance Between Full Strength vs Low Dose ASA – Brian M. Curtin, MD
    • Synovial Cell Count is a Poor Predictor of Septic Arthritis in the Presence of Gout – T. David Luo, MD
    • History of SCFE is associated with Worsened Chondral Pathology in Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy Discussion – Alejandro Marques-Lara, MD
    • Preliminary Data from the CORE Opioid Free Study – THA – Brian M. Curtin, MD

  • Trauma/Basic Science (15 minute each for a total of 1 hour)
    • 3D Printing for Lower Limb Salvage – Selene Parekh , MD
    • Thermal Output of Oscillating Versus Clockwise Drilling – Suman Medda, MD
    • Treatment Order of Open vs Closed Fractures During Concurrent Operative Fixation – Olivia M. Rice, MD
    • Deferoxamine has no Effect on Local Angiogenesis or Progression of Surgical Site Infection in a Rat Model – Lukas Keil, MD

  • PANEL DISCUSSION (15 minutes)
    • Preparing Your Practice to Weather the Storm – Jessica A. Woodcock, MD; Cynthia L. Emory, MD; Claude T. Moorman, MD

  • PLENARY SESSION (30 minutes)
    • Dark Before the Dawn: Our Experiences of Unexpected Outcomes and Malpractice Litigation – M. Stacia Dearmin, MD, FAAP

    • 2020: COVID and Diversity in Orthopedics – Courtney Sherman, MD

Exhibitor Opportunities: Click here for the Exhibitor Prospectus.  Contact Gail Stephenson for more info at gstephenson@ncmedsoc.org
Other Questions: Contact Megan Eberle at  meberle@ncmedsoc.org.

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